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1 of 3 <br /> Resolution 20 18 - June 19 , 2018 <br />RESOLUTION 20 18 - <br /> <br />RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF LOS GATOS REGARDING <br />TOWN CODE SECTION 29.20.745 AND SUSPENDING A PORTION OF 29.20.755 (2) <br />REGARDING THE ASSIGNMENT OF DUTIES TO ALLOW THE DEVELOPMENT REVIEW <br />COMMITTEE TO APPROV E CERTAIN MODIFICATIONS TO EXISTING CONDITIONAL <br />USE PERMITS FOR RESTAURANTS FOR A PERIOD OF 18 MONTHS. <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, many C onditional U se P ermit s for restaurants in the Town of Los Gatos have <br />been in place for many years and contain language that is either contradictory to current Town <br />Code and policies, or inconsistent with current business models ; and <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, additional commercial spaces are increasing the inventory through new <br />developments in Los Gatos , creating more opportunity for commercial uses ; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, providing an 18 -month time period in which businesses defined as a <br />restaurant may apply for modifications to existing C onditional U se P ermit s to provide t he ability <br />to revise obso lete language, innovate their existing business es , and /or make other adjustments <br />within the existing business location and square footage ; and <br /> <br /> WHEREAS, the Town recently adopted a Town Code amendment to adjust seating and <br />parking requirements for restaurants and revised policies allowing outdoor seating and <br />entertainment for businesses , given policy parameters are met and proper Town permits <br />obtained; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Town recently rescinded the Alcohol Beverage Policy given that the S tate <br />o f California’s Alcohol Beverage Control has strict requirements and a process in place for th e <br />review, control, and monitor ing of all businesses that possess or apply to ob tain a permit to sell <br />alcoholic beverages on - and off -site ; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Town of Los Gatos Municipal Code Section 29.20.745 identifies the role <br />of the Development Review Committee, including but not limited to : Section 29.20.745 (16) <br />D etermine and issue zoning approval for minor restaurants that are located outside of the <br />Downtown (C -2 zone); and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Town of Los Gatos Municipal Code sets forth the public hearing and <br />noticing requirements for the Development Review Committee and any appeals of its decisions; <br />and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Town of Los Gatos Municipal Code Section 29.20.75 0 identifies the role <br />of the Planning Commission, including but not limited to the following: Section 29.20.75 0 (8 ) <br />D etermine Conditional Use Permit applications that are not assigned to the Development <br />Review Committee or the Town Council ; and <br /> <br />ATTACHMENT 1